MHG51437 - Former post office at Ruighe Shligeach
A building depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1878 which was latterly used as a post office and is now a house.
Type and Period (2)
- POST OFFICE (In use, 20th Century to 21st Century - 1962 AD? to 2005 AD? (between))
- HOUSE (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1878 AD (between))
- None recorded
A roofed rectangular building is depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1878 orientated in a N-S direction with access track extending from the main road to the structure. By the 2nd edition c.1908 the site had expanded to be composed of two roofed structures set within a rectangular enclosure. A walkover survey in October 2008 noted the site to be occupied by a single storey cottage in excellent condition which has been harled and white washed, set within a rectangular drystone walled enclosure. <1>
The 1962 and 1980 Ordnance Survey maps depict this building as a post office. <2>-<4>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Shaw, C. 11/2008. Rhiconich and Sheilgra Water Main Renewal: Archaeological and Built Heritage Desk-based Assessment and Walkover Survey. Jacobs UK. 13/11/2008. Digital. Site 5.
- <2> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1959-1963. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map: Epoch 5a.
- <3> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1964-73. Ordnance Survey 25 inch map: Epoch 5a. Digital.
- <4> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1971-1980. Ordnance Survey 6 inch map: Epoch 5c. Digital.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 25180 52215 (42m by 45m) (Mastermap)|
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